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Programme launch of Book Week Scotland 2018

The programme for Scotland’s seventh national celebration of books and reading was launched today, Wednesday 3 October, with a photocall of rebellious librarians held at Central Library, Edinburgh.

Published: 03 Oct 2018

Made in Scotland 2019 opens for applications

Applications open for Made in Scotland 2019 - the annual curated showcase of music, theatre and dance taking place as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Published: 03 Oct 2018

Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Growing Stories for their 30th year

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival will open in the Great Hall of Stirling Castle on Thursday 18 October at 7.30pm, heralding a wave of events across Scotland and an intensive programme in the capital city from Friday 19 October.

Published: 02 Oct 2018

£800,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

£837,000 of National Lottery Funding has been awarded through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund to 47 recipients, including individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 28 Sep 2018

Organisations invited to host Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship in 2019

Organisations are being invited to apply to host the Fellowship, which aims to encourage them to connect with and support writers’ development.

Published: 28 Sep 2018

Scotland & Malawi: Michael Pedersen, Be Charlotte, Kobi Onyame set to perform at Lake of Stars

Minister for International Development, Ben Macpherson will be joining Scotland’s finest musicians and poets in Africa at Lake of Stars Malawi Arts Festival, taking place from Friday 28 - 30 Sunday September 2018.

Published: 26 Sep 2018

UNCON 2.0: Celebrating Scotland’s young artists

Young people, artists, creatives, youth workers, teachers, organisations and charities working with children and young people across Scotland gathered together in Perth. to celebrate and showcase some of the amazing young talent from all over Scotland.

Published: 21 Sep 2018

Support from around Scotland after Paisley culture bid legacy steps get green light

Ambitious plans to realise the vision behind Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 have been backed by senior figures from Scotland’s cultural scene - in the week the ongoing legacy work takes several big steps forward.

Published: 20 Sep 2018

Crowdfunding Creativity: Pilot scheme launches creative projects

Creative projects are receiving support to embark on a crowdfunding campaign, thanks to a pilot mentoring and match-funding scheme run by Creative Scotland in partnership with Paved with Gold.

Published: 19 Sep 2018

Underbelly announces full programme for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

On behalf of City of Edinburgh Council, Underbelly today announced the full programme for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 19 in their second year of producing the festival.

Published: 19 Sep 2018